Hundreds of quilts will be on display with prizes to be awarded for quilting excellence at the event.
Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 15, 2015
American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is pleased to announce its newest AQS QuiltWeek event will be in Daytona Beach, Florida, from February 24 to 27, 2016, at the Ocean Center, 101 North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32118.
Hundreds of quilts will be on display with prizes to be awarded for quilting excellence at the event. In addition, AQS QuiltWeek will be hosting a series of workshops with some of the top talent in the quilt industry and an extensive Merchant Mall comprised of both local and national vendors.
QuiltWeek – Daytona Beach will feature many special exhibits intended to provide inspiration and entertainment for quilters attending the event. AQS Certified Quilt Appraisers will also be available to appraise new or antique quilts for insurance replacement or fair market values.
The event is open to the public. Organizers expect 15,000 in attendance.
More information will be provided at quiltweek.com as it becomes available.
AQS presented its first quilt show and contest in 1984 in Paducah, Kentucky, and has expanded to produce seven QuiltWeek events in 2015 and eight in 2016. The QuiltWeek 30th anniversary season in 2014 brought an estimated 133,000 in attendance, including quilters, crafters, and fiber art enthusiasts.
About the American Quilter’s Society
The American Quilter’s Society is the largest quilting membership organization in the world. For thirty years, AQS has been the leading voice in quilting through a broad suite of products—magazines, books, live events, contests, workshops, online networks, patterns, fabrics, and catalogs. At AQS, we believe that with inspiration and advice, the creatively minded individual can take their quilting projects beyond what even they had imagined. The leading authors in quilting choose to publish with AQS, the best in quilt artistry select AQS events to display their work, and the newest quilters learn from the knowledge and vision of AQS members. For more information on the American Quilter’s Society, please visit http://www.americanquilter.com or call 1-270-898-7903.